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King Wah Restaurant

Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 7566
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Ranked #10 of 41 Restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood, Hong Kong
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Description: Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Description: Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

They delivered to our motel at Haruru Falls. Was promised delivery in 20-25 minutes, but was more like 15 minutes!! The food was delicious and plentiful, enough for dinner two nights. I had chicken chow mein and my partner had bbq pork fried rice.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant was the first Chinese buffet we had ever visited in 2002. We had 4 very tall children with us and the owner did not question their ages( price is determined by age)!2 years on we visited again as a couple and were delighted to find the same waiter(South African) and a delightful and well priced menu.

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Opua, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Love the buffet here, all the favourites, one easy price. Great for kids, families, or just a couples night out. Also does takeaway if you don't want to dine in

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

After a long afternoon out on the water dolphin cruising in the Bay of Islands and out to Hole in the Rock, it was cold and we needed hot food. We were a little early for their opening time, but they still accommodated us wonderfully. We enjoyed a buffet dinner that was more than adequately and quite reasonably priced for... More

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Dory & Chips for $8! My husband insisted on going back two nights in a row. The fish was beautiful. We had chinese dishes to take away which were very nice too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

dinner buffet is very nice, oysters is fresh and big, only things is if do not eat at same time as tour group,

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We only wish we had tried King Wah earlier on during our visit to Paihia. Following a fishing trip, the skipper let us know that king Wah would cook for us the kingfish we had caught on the trip. For a very reasonable cost, we rolled up the following night (group of 4) and enjoyed a feast of sashimi, sweet... More

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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We ate from the buffet at $27.50 per head The choice was amazing fresh oysters mussels and salads then the buffet all very fresh and dessert to follow service very friendly and efficient

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Kerikeri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Excellent buffet and great value for money with friendly helpful service. We go their regularly when going to or from Opua and also for special occassions.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Always nice to find a buffet while travelling. For $27.50 per person we had a choice of cold food that consisted of pacific oysters, shrimps, mussels and salads, then the hot foods that were a selection of asian and indian dishes. Everything I tried was yummy.

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